Export Academy – South West
Despite a challenging trade market for some, the emand for quality British products and services continues across the world, offering companies exciting opportunities to grow their international sales and reach new customers.
However, many companies feel they don’t have the knowledge or ability to successfully enter international markets.
Our role is to enable and empower international trade, by making it accessible. That’s where the Export Academy comes in.
About the Export Academy in the South West
The Export Academy aims to address this uncertainty about how to sell internationally through education and support, upskilling businesses so they have the tools and confidence to seek out new opportunities around the world.
These are free, online workshops which are designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is interested in starting to sell internationally, looking to grow your international sales further or wanting to train new members of staff on the latest export procedures.
What will I learn?
Our Export Academy workshops are run by Emily Lambert, a Trade Advisor for DIT in the South West. Both the traditional and intensive series will give you an insight into:
- The Benefits and Barriers of Export
- International Market Research
- Customs Procedures Part 1
- Pricing Strategy and Routes to Market
- Customs Procedures Part 2
- Getting Paid
- Understanding Incoterms
- Export Controls
- Selling Services Part 1
- Selling Services Part 2
For the traditional series you’ll be able to book onto one or more webinars which will each cover the topics set out above. During the intensive series, you’ll learn about all of these topics in two half-day sessions.
*UK Trade in Numbers Pocketbook February 2021